Diversity & Inclusion Community Organizing Fellowship

YouTube | Nashville, TN

Posted here July 16

Job description

The position is a Diversity & Inclusion Community Organizing Fellowship for HeadCount in NYC. If interested please send a resume and cover letter to gracem@headcount.org

  • Attend, experience and recruit volunteers at NYC community events. Learn and execute best practices for voter reg and recruitment. Formalize a solid and regular HeadCount presence at NYC events that reach a diverse audience. Work with field interns and recruit new vols to staff these events.

  • Work with local organizations nationwide to assist with staffing and supporting the On The Run Tour

    • Support these relationships to extend beyond this tour. Foster a HeadCount relationship with local teams and these local community groups that are authentically engaging with new audiences. Let the On The Run tour be a jumping off point for longer standing relationships for recruitment and new opportunities.

  • Consider markets w/ strong HeadCount leadership and potential un-tapped music venue residency potential (for example, The Apollo Theatre). Work with local HeadCount leadership, current (or recruit) field interns to ensure consistent staffing. Create a regular HeadCount presence in venues that attract diverse audiences nationwide through the election.

  • With the support of HeadCount’s artist relations team, our venue residencies and community events, work with HeadCount’s nationwide leadership to ensure 3-5 events that attract diverse audiences are staffed in each of 6 regions every month.

  • Manage communication with HeadCount Team Leaders to ensure success at these events and a focus on recruitment. Share personal experiences with similar events in NYC and serve as a resource to our teams nationwide.

  • General clerical and office activities

This fellowship will last through November 2018 and will require 40 hours/week, with an expectation that 25% of the time will be spent working at voter registration events in the field.

HeadCount is an equal opportunity employer, and it is HeadCount’s policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sexual orientation/identity/expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, marital or military service status including membership in the national Guard, or any other legally protected status. Protected status may also include an individual's marriage to or association with someone with any status listed above.

Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply!

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